28th of June. My dad and brother’s birthday, but more importantly, the Whitley Bay and Tynemouth districts’ Family Fun Day.

I arrived ‘early’ at 9:00 to help setup, but later discovered that people had been there since 7:00… Since the fun didn’t start until 11:00, I was assigned various tasks to speed up the setup process.

I was assigned ‘The Ping Pong Challenge’ as my stall, which involved customers to roll 6 balls from the top of a tilted piece of plywood into 10 different slots. Each slot had a number. If the sum of your slots added up to a certain number, you won a cash price (jackpot being £1, not bad considering it was 10p per go).

I also had the task of selling some tomato plants that had been donated by my Nana to help with profits; they sold surprising well, actually.

By the end of the day, my 2 stalls reeled in a whopping £20, with many cash prizes already claimed.

The fun day ended around 4’ish, I helped to put away the equipment, then it was fish and chips to celebrate the two birthdays in the house!

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